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Spring 2021 Closing

* Updated April 15, 2021

General Information

Non-Graduating Students: Residence Halls Close May 12 at 9AM 
May 2021 Graduating Students: Residence Halls Close May 16 at 1PM 

  • Residents may have up to two move-out assistants.
    • Move-out assistants include family members, moving companies, storage vendors, etc.
    • All move-out assistants must be escorted by the resident and must follow all University and COVID protocols while on campus.
  • Residents are responsible for cleaning their rooms thoroughly prior to departure – dirty rooms, suites, or apartments may result in a housekeeping charge.
  • Residents must fully vacate their space – NOTHING may be stored in a student’s room, suite, or apartment, or in storage closets.
  • Moving supplies will NOT be provided.
  • Carts will be available in building lobbies for move-out needs.
  • Traffic Information and Updates: TBA

Extensions for Non-Graduating Students

  • Extensions will only be available for students with siblings who are graduating, students working Commencement, and international students with travel issues.
  • To apply for a move-out extensions, please complete the Housing Extension Request in the Housing Portal between Thursday, April 1 and Friday, April 30.
  • Extensions are only available until Sunday, May 16 at 1PM.  Any student needing to remain on-campus past this time should submit the Summer Housing Application if they meet the required criteria.
  • Students will NOT be permitted to remain in campus housing after closing dates in order to complete their second vaccine appointment, so please plan accordingly.

*Check Out 

  • Completely clean out your refrigerator.
  • Take all of your trash to the dumpster.
  • Set your thermostat between the “warm” and “cool” settings.
  • Remove all personal belongings.
  • Close and lock all windows.
  • Lock your door.
  • *Return your key to your area/building dropbox. Key envelopes are available at each dropbox.  Please fill in all requested information on the envelope before properly securing it and placing it in the dropbox. All keys must be returned before your campus departure. We will NOT be accepting mailed keys after you have vacated your campus assignment. A missing key may result in a rekeying charge.
    • Dropbox locations:
      • Alumni Lawn – E. Bronson Ingram Front Desk
      • Branscomb Quad – Branscomb Front Desk
      • Carmichael Towers – Towers East Front Desk
      • Commons – Each Commons House Lobby
      • Highland Quad – Lewis Front Desk
      • Warren and Moore Colleges – Kissam Student Center Front Desk
      • Zeppos College – Zeppos Front Desk

*Storage & Shipping

  • On-campus storage is NOT available.
  • Students are welcome to use any storage and shipping providers of their choice.
    • UPS/Premier College Storage will be available on-campus for your storage needs.
      • Dates & Times: Weekdays May 3-12 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
      • Locations: 
        • The Commons Lower Quad Tent (Commons residents)
        • Stambaugh Lobby (Commons residents)
        • Branscomb Quad Lobby (Branscomb Quad and McTyeire residents)
        • Kissam Student Center (Warren and Moore College Residents)
        • Alumni Lawn Dining Tent (E. Bronson Ingram College, Carmichael Towers, Cole, Tolman, & McGill Residents)
        • Morgan Lobby (Highland Quad Residents)
        • Zeppos Archway (N. Zeppos College Residents)


Donate unwanted, reusable items to our community partners!

Before Donating:

  • Clean belongings.
  • Defrost refrigerators.
  • Recycle broken items (locations noted below).
  • Place garbage in dumpsters (locations noted below).
  • Please leave donations with the attendant during operating hours.

Dates/Time: Weekdays April 29 – May 15 from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Locations: Click link for map and photo of locations.

Please Note:

  • Once items are donated, they are the property of the community organization.
  • Please return carts to the building for the next person to use.
  • bin “shopping” is prohibited.

Summer Housing

The Summer Housing Application will be available in the Housing Portal beginning Thursday, April 1.  Students must meet certain criteria to be eligible for summer housing.

Students moving directly from their spring on-campus room assignment into summer housing will be contacted in early May with instructions and moving information.  Students will remain in their current spring 2021 housing assignment until instructed to move.  Students should be prepared to move on Wednesday, May 12, or when their summer housing assignment is ready for occupancy.

please check back frequently for updates.
If you have questions please contact your RA or Area Coordinator or email us at

Information subject to change based on guidance from university and health officials.